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Family | 18th March 2024

The highs and lows of blame-free digital divorce

Divorce applications rose by 20 per cent in the year following the introduction of no-fault divorce, according to figures from the Ministry for Justice. But...

Sharon Powell

Partner, Head of Family
Dispute Resolution News, Employment | 15th March 2024

Work Life Balance: How Employers can Support Employees

Work-life balance is a concept that holds different meanings for different individuals. While some associate it with working fewer hours, others believe flexibility in working...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Dispute Resolution News | 8th March 2024

Beyond Dispute: How to Avoid Costly Court Action in 2024

It’s no secret that the cost of legal action can run into tens of thousands of pounds. In fact, in many cases, the costs of...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Common myths about inheritance tax planning

Inheritance tax planning is a crucial aspect of financial management, yet it is often shrouded in misconceptions and myths. Now is an opportune time to...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates
Commercial & Corporate | 22nd February 2024

Court clash over whether a location is a singular destination

The city of Cambridge is renowned around the world.  It is home to one of the oldest and most prestigious universities; it is the place...

Nigel Maud

Partner, Commercial & Corporate, COLP
Commercial Property News | 20th February 2024

Interest Rates: stick, track or twist?

Roughly every 6 weeks, there is baited breath as another interest rate announcement is made by the Bank of England.  As with residential mortgages, the...

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property
Dispute Resolution News, Employment | 14th February 2024

Why flexibility and rigid rules won’t mix in the workplace

An employment tribunal ruling against a request for home working does not open the way to enforced attendance by employers looking to get staff back...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Commercial & Corporate | 25th January 2024

New transparency rules to keep companies squeaky clean

Company directors, people with significant control of a company, or anyone who files on behalf of a company, must ensure they comply with new transparency...

James Lamont

Partner, Head of Commercial & Corporate
Employment | 23rd January 2024

Legal considerations every employer should know when working with freelancers

In today's evolving job market, more and more professionals are opting for freelance work rather than traditional employment. This shift has prompted businesses to adapt...

Jane Crosby

Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator

Why everyone needs a will

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to put off important tasks, and writing a will is often one of them. However, having a will is...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates